Vehicles

Engine Tanker 802: The new firefighting giant of the Willards Volunteer Fire Company, MD.

By | 01.07.2019|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

With 3,000 g of water on board and a side-mounted pump with a maximum output of 2,250 gpm the new fire truck of the Willards Vol. Fire Company Inc. truly lives up to the “firefighting [...]

An all-rounder for the first attack!

By | 03.06.2019|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

340 hp, 2,000 liters of water, 200 liters of foam - The AT rescue fire fighting vehicle of the AMAG Ranshofen plant fire department is impressive. This vehicle was conceptualized for the initial attack on [...]

Fast, agile & ready for action: The TMB 0/4000/0-42

By | 01.05.2019|Aerials, Vehicles|

The requirements for the new emergency vehicle for the company fire brigade of the industrial area Schwechat were enormous: Rescue of people in the industrial area, high equipment, blind spots, great extinguishing power, which, as is prescribed [...]

Safety mission for aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles – stability and driving dynamics

By | 17.04.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

As already mentioned in the last blog post about the electronic braking system EBS and the electronic directional stabilization program ESC, safety awareness is becoming more and more important for the fire department. One of [...]

Perfect for the Most Extreme Conditions – the TIGON Industrial Fire Fighting Vehicle

By | 01.04.2019|Special Vehicles, Vehicles|

The new TIGON towers over everything that has existed before. The TATRA FORCE chassis, known for its outstanding off-road capability, is combined with a Rosenbauer power train with VOLVO engine and high-end industrial extinguishing technology [...]

10 New Aerial Ladders for Frankfurt am Main

By | 27.03.2019|Aerials, Vehicles|

The Frankfurt Fire Department is one of the largest in Germany. There are twelve fire and rescue stations scattered throughout the city with a total of over 1,000 firefighters. In addition, there are about 900 [...]

The CFT on snow and ice

By | 21.03.2019|CFT (Concept Fire Truck), Innovation, Vehicles|

The Concept Fire Truck (CFT) went on tour again in February. This time it traveled in Scandinavia and stopped in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. We also had the opportunity to make a tour stop at [...]

It’s all about Physics: Tipping

By | 11.03.2019|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

Current incidents underline that the overturning, i.e. tipping, of tank firefighting vehicles is currently a hot topic in the firefighting sector. Rosenbauer, as an innovation and world market leader, has always diligently dealt with the [...]

A milestone: The PANTHER at Vienna International Airport

By | 01.03.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

This was something we'd been fretting over... The PANTHER has been successfully performing its duties all over the world. Including at domestic airports in Austria: Graz, Innsbruck, Linz, Salzburg - no matter where you disembarked, [...]

AT Rescue Fire Fighting Vehicle for France

By | 01.02.2019|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

The SDIS 37 (the state fire brigade of the Departements Indre-et-Loi) relies on 2,160 firefighters to protect an area of 6,100 km2 as well as 610,000 residents. The "Tours Centre" fire department in the heart [...]

The E8000 for Australia

By | 01.01.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

With the introduction of the new Super Jumbo Airbus A-380 in 2004, a whole new set of challenges was thrown to the Airport Fire Fighting Crews at major airports served. Besides the massive dimensions and [...]

In Focus: The Tiller of the Ventura County Fire Department

By | 03.12.2018|Aerials, Vehicles|

This is one of the most extraordinary fire engines in the world and enjoys cult status not only in the USA. We are talking about the Tiller ladder, a fully automated hydraulic aerial ladder on [...]

The firefighting equipment of the TIGON. Powerful and unique.

By | 08.11.2018|Fire fighting systems, Products & Solutions, Special Vehicles, Vehicles|

Industrial firefighting vehicles have to fulfill the highest firefighting equipment requirements. The TIGON even exceeds these requirements, since this special vehicle is capable of pump & roll operation and has two separate foam proportioning systems. [...]

Even more safety for the PANTHER

By | 15.10.2018|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

To provide the fastest possible assistance at airports, the PANTHER has a correspondingly high engine power and acceleration values. One of the many requirements is to quickly deliver large amounts of extinguishing agent to any [...]

In focus: B34 Trentino

By | 02.10.2018|Aerials, Vehicles|

Trento and Bolzano are autonomous provinces and thus unique in Italy. Amongst the tasks the province is undertaking independently is fire protection and, as a result, servicing the fleet of vehicles purchased for this purpose. [...]

In Focus: PANTHER 8×8 Airport Paris – Charles des Gaulle

By | 03.09.2018|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

With 69.5 million passengers in 2017, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the tenth largest airport in the world and far and away France's busiest airport. To ensure the safety of its 32 km2 surface [...]

The TIGON. Radical in every way.

By | 03.08.2018|Special Vehicles, Vehicles|

Remote oilfields, hard-to-reach industrial facilities, mines and extreme terrain are all challenges that emergency services find difficult to overcome. That's why we have provided them with the right tool - the TIGON. The radical minimization [...]

In Focus: Rosenbauer Avenger

By | 01.08.2018|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

At the FDIC, the largest American firefighting exhibition, the new Avenger celebrated its debut in 2017. It is the high-end variant of the Rosenbauer custom chassis. Both outside and in, the new Avenger presents itself [...]

The possibilities of the electric drive!

By | 19.07.2018|CFT (Concept Fire Truck), Innovation, Vehicles|

The Concept Fire Truck (CFT), which was presented on the occasion of Rosenbauer's 150th anniversary in September 2016, is increasingly attracting the interest of fire departments and the public alike. It triggers astonishment, curiosity in [...]

In Focus: The CL-P of the Root Fire Department

By | 29.06.2018|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

"Hello, I'm the new CL-Compact Line (CL-P) of the Root fire department. My story started in October 2014 when my requirements profile was created. In June 2016 it was time, and I was tendered together [...]

In focus: Escape Stairs E8000 at Singapore Changi Airport

By | 30.05.2018|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

Long before the first flight of the new Super Jumbo Jet, Airbus A-380 in April 2005, Changi Airport Emergency Service, always known as one of the most progressive Airport Fire and Rescue Services, was looking [...]

In focus: L32A-XS Landshut Fire Department

By | 02.05.2018|Aerials, Vehicles|

When we looked at the tender documents in detail, we were faced with a few challenges initially. How could we fulfill the values and the technical requirements of the new aerial ladder of the Landshut [...]

In Focus: HAZMAT Decon at National 119 Rescue Headquarter

By | 03.04.2018|Special Vehicles, Vehicles|

There is a saying about the "egg-laying and milk-giving wool-pig," which doesn't exist as far as we know. However, today I would like to introduce a concept that comes very close to it: The decontamination [...]

In focus: BUFFALO 6×6 AENA

By | 28.02.2018|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

Almost a year after the delivery of the vehicles BUFFALO 6100/750/250 to Spanish Airports and Air Navigation (AENA), the wallpaper on his project manager's desktop from the static roll-over angle test performed on the prototype [...]

In focus: ET – Efficient Technology

By | 01.02.2018|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

Since the middle of last year, Arabian fire departments are able to use the new Rosenbauer ET series (Efficient Technology). It’s all about efficiency in this vehicle concept. The ET series has a very high [...]

When Fire takes hold of Nature

By | 18.01.2018|Special Vehicles, Vehicles|

Forest firefighting vehicles - deployed under the most extreme conditions. As a leading manufacturer of special vehicles, Rosenbauer's wildland firefighting application area is also a key focus. The competence center for forest and bush firefighting [...]

In Focus: The HLF 20 of the Heilbronn Fire Department

By | 02.01.2018|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

The history of the Heilbronn fire department goes back to 1460. A professional fire brigade was established in 1971, which currently comprises 86 members. The Heilbronn fire department is one of eight professional fire brigades [...]

In Focus: The AT RLFA 2000 of the Tolleterau Volunteer Fire Department

By | 28.11.2017|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

It all started in April 2015. The vehicle committee of the Tolleterau volunteer fire department visited Rosenbauer's Plant 2 in Leonding to learn of the many different possibilities that the AT series has to offer, [...]

When it comes down to the final details …

By | 31.10.2017|ARFF Vehicles, Events|

Thursday October 5, 2017: the big day - Airport Day. The day when the new PANTHER 8x8 is presented to customers and the international press for the first time. The day when it will showcase [...]

Green cities accelerate silently!

By | 18.10.2017|CFT (Concept Fire Truck), Innovation, Vehicles|

The CFT went on a trip to two European cities which are particularly committed to fighting against climate change: Oslo and Amsterdam. Norway benefits from hydroelectric energy and is massively advancing the issue of e-mobility. [...]

A totally crazy idea. Until someone thought it was possible …

By | 28.08.2017|Aerials, Vehicles|

From a small idea that is too crazy to be feasible, to an indispensable tool for saving human lives. The origins of the L32A-XS. It's sometimes surprising when you look back at how our products [...]

An exciting moment all over again

By | 08.06.2017|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

One might think it's all just a matter of course by now. In 2012 the PANTHER 6x6 S, 2015 the PANTHER 4x4 & 6x6, and now the "King of Airports" – the new PANTHER 8x8. [...]

Experience the Future

By | 05.05.2017|Events, Innovation, Vehicles|

FDIC 2017 Wrap-Up! The international Fire Department Instructor's Conference is the largest annual fire department trade fair in the USA, which is always held in the Convention Center in Indianapolis. This year, Rosenbauer had an [...]

Variability has a name: CL-P

By | 03.05.2017|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

Anyone who sees a vehicle from this series can only guess at how many different application possibilities this new superstructure offers fire departments! Portable pump vehicle, small firefighting vehicle, logistics vehicle, equipment vehicle, or small rescue vehicle are all possible! Variability [...]

A new generation of hydraulic platforms is born

By | 31.03.2017|Aerials, Vehicles|

In order to always be able to offer our customers an excellent and complete product catalog, we are continuously working on improving, expanding, and driving forward our product areas. Not only do we wish to [...]

Flexibility has a name: Compact Line!

By | 22.03.2017|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

"The CL is the vehicle from Rosenbauer with the large, one-piece electric roll-up-type doors!" – Yes, that's right! But it is just one of the many variants with a special option from the CL options list. [...]

When speed is of the essence

By | 10.02.2017|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

Heathrow, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Munich, Singapore - there is one at almost every major airport in the world, but it still lives a rather unknown existence. It is one of the most important vehicles for fire [...]

BUFFALOs in the far North

By | 20.12.2016|ARFF Vehicles, Special Vehicles, Vehicles|

A number of interesting BUFFALO solutions are in operation across the Scandinavian countries. This vehicle type, based on the proven Customized Body System (CBS), makes a significant contribution to airport safety. The Customized Body System [...]

As effective as it is beautiful: The new AT-STINGER

By | 14.12.2016|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

Over the past five years, we have been fortunate enough to enjoy huge success in the UK - a previously ‘untapped’ municipal region for the Group. The UK Fire & Rescue Services have around 15% [...]

Tried and tested technology for any fire department – efficiency worldwide!

By | 06.12.2016|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

Core module with tank and pre-installed pump unit The firefighting trucks of the AT series (Advanced Technology) demonstrate daily in countless operations why this series is so successful. Even so, the AT was [...]

Why we keep reinventing the aerial ladder

By | 12.10.2016|Aerials, Vehicles|

One would think that rescuing people from heights is the same as it was decades ago. But far from it! The turntable ladders of today are much more tuned to the different requirements of fire [...]

Heavy rescue vehicles of the current design

By | 12.10.2016|Special Vehicles, Vehicles|

Modern heavy rescue vehicles, or how oversized toolboxes turned into high-performance rescue vehicles. You often hear that the concept of the heavy rescue vehicle is a bit outdated. But current examples demonstrate ever more that [...]

The new PANTHER in the USA

By | 05.10.2016|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

The new PANTHER was presented to the public in the USA for the first time on unfamiliar terrain. It was months and years of hard effort - the result made up for it many times [...]